SportsAble Shooters Take Podium Places

Helen Legg and Nigel Dewing, who are both committed members of the SportsAble Air Weapons section, delivered outstanding performances at the recent British Open Airgun (BOAG) Championships which took place on 22 February in Bisley.

The final results from the day were:

1st place Disabled Championship – Helen Legg

3rd Place Disabled Championship – Nigel Dewing

The Disabled Championship 2020 was based upon a 60 shot match

1st Place Disabled Prone Championship- Helen Legg – Prone competition results 60 shot competition

1st Place Expert Class – Helen Legg –  Expert Class (X class) which is a mixed male and female, able bodied and disabled competition

1st Place Expert Class Aggregate – Helen Legg – Aggregate Expert Class (X class) which is a mixed male and female, able bodied and disabled competition results

The British Open Airgun Championships attracted 202 entrants this year with competitors travelling from all over the UK to compete. It is a well-respected competition attracting shooters from all over the UK, including previous Olympians, Paralympians and Commonwealth Games competitors

SportsAble runs two weekly Air Weapons sessions for people with physical and sensory disability, including visual impairments. Read more about it here.

If you would like to try Air Weapons for the first time, please email sportsdevelopmentofficers@sportsable.co.uk to secure a place, or call 01628 627690. The first session is free!